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July 2018

Science Pub: Soft Robotics – Bringing Principles Found in Nature to Engineered Systems

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 East Ortega St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. Be sure to get to Dargan’s early for a seat and your favorite food and drink. Dr. Elliot W. Hawkes, UCSB Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will show and tell how the design principles of nature can be leveraged to advance state-of-the-art engineering. He will discuss efforts to learn from nature by incorporating compliance, or softness, into robots to create new functionality.

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